Tag Archives: mental health

Bullying and Cyberbullying: Are Depressed People Prejudiced Against Themselves?

People who are discriminated against often feel depressed.  But what if the oppressor and victim are the same person? New research comparing depression and prejudice might hold a key to reducing both! The human brain is wired to treat ‘our … Continue reading

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Coming to Terms with Chronic Illness: Diabetes & Beyond

ARCH is offering a 6-week series dedicated to life with diabetes.  More info: diabetes/archpsychological.com.  Anyone struggling to manage diabetes has likely heard plenty about what to eat, what to do, what not to do, and why aren’t you doing that?  … Continue reading

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Porn: Good or Bad? A Psychological Perspective

, My job requires me to be extremely open-minded and non-judgmental. As such, I have adopted the mantra of “to each their own”, holding firm to the understanding that a person’s right to choose for themselves trumps any value I … Continue reading

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The costs of not dealing with mental health… the benefits of dealing with it…

  WEF_Harvard_HE_GlobalEconomicBurdenNonCommunicableDiseases_2011 The World Economic Forum based in Geneva, Switzerland typically concerns itself with macroenomic concerns related to gobal competitiveness, global risks, the future of financial institutions and similar issues. The forum also considers the economic dimensions of more directly … Continue reading

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Alberta’s Mental Health Plans

For those who have followed the controversy regarding thetransfer of some services from Alberta Hospital Edmonton, it is clear that Albertans care about mental health issues. It is also clear that mental health issues are not political ones. We need … Continue reading

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